New Toys – Spring 2019
In February, my husband and I had the chance to attend the New York City Toy Fair for 2019. We had a great time and saw a TON of new, exciting products that will be released over this next year. Some, you will have to wait to hear about but some are listed below that have just recently hit the market!!
At the New York Toy Fair, toy companies from across the world gathered to show the new toys for 2019. Here’s a list of some toys that are NEW to the market! Stay tuned for summer releases!!
The Razor Power A2 Electric Scooter is an upgrade from Razor’s classic kick scooter (The A Scooter), including a compact, foldable, ultra-modern update. The electric scooter has an array of innovative features, including a 22-volt lithium-ion rechargeable battery, push-button throttle control, and a kick-to-start, in-hub electric motor. Since the Razor Power A2 Electric Scooter is compact, foldable and lightweight, users can take it on-the-go and safely store it when not in use.
Hape has a new puzzle out that helps children learn about space while having a great time seeing their work come together. Puzzles are a great way to increase your child’s cognitive skills, fine motor skills, hand/eye coordination, and problem-solving abilities. This “out of this world” puzzle, offers very durable puzzle pieces, solid wood planets, a LED sun, as well as a poster with all the planet’s names.
The Moderno Kids Truck is powered by a removable large capacity 12V power battery with overload protection and can drive in two different forward speed settings (3 Speeds on Parental Remote), and a reverse speed with the maximum speed of 5 mph. There are really working LED lights like headlights, a light bar under the truck, tail lights, and dashboard lights. Even the rims light up!! With leather seats and even a Bluetooth radio, your child will be riding in style and comfort!
Is discovering your kid’s secret booger wall better or worse than a failed homework assignment that you helped with? Rank these funny and relatable parenting moments in our new Stuff Happens: Parenting Edition card game. If our Misery Index agrees with you, you get to keep the card. Correctly rank 10 scenario cards to win! This expansion can be played on its own, but if you’re ready for a diaper change, mix these babies in with any Stuff Happens deck!
Keep plastic out of the oceans by supporting Green Toys. The OceanBound Plastic Tide Pool Set is a seven-piece set including a starfish, scallop, abalone, snail, squid, and jellyfish all tucked inside the seaweed-patterned bag. Holes in the bag allows the water to drain and keep toys from any mildew during the time they are not in use. They are made from 100% recycled plastic that is at risk for entering our oceans.
MagStix is a 41-piece magnetic toy system. Children can design any creation they can think of. Four different textures allow children to add to their sensory development (great for children with Autism, ADHD or anxiety disorders).
Jump in your rocket, and blast off to battle in GalactiQuest! To win the galaxy, you’ll need to conquer planets while defending the ones you’ve gained. Plant farms for income as you fortify your defenses, and increase your offensive power for battles. The player with the most planets after all have been conquered wins!
3up 3down provides a fast-paced option for the family game night. This award-winning game challenges players to be the first to discard all of their cards. Watch out though, three of your cards will be hidden to you until after you have discarded your other six cards! If you get stuck on a turn that you can’t play you must pick up the entire discard pile! With a little luck and a whole lot of laughter, this game can provide a great time for all ages!
Super Cool Putty from Kangaroo Manufacturing gives children (and adults) hours of simple fun. It can be stretched, squeezed, shaped, and even bounced! The Super Cool Putty comes in three different color variations with colors that don’t fade with play. This is a great option for children with short attention spans who need constant activity to stay focused whether it be autism or ADHD, hands-on play can help concentration, focus, and anxiety relief!
Boom Goes the dynamite is an old school card game with lots of fun and exciting twist. Each player battles using their ignite cards to make matched pairs. With be timer and wild cards, each game and round is sure to be full of twist and laughter. The great thing is this is a great learning game for elementary children yet exciting enough with its challenges to entertain even adults!
The one-player logic game, Thinking Putty Puzzle, comes with 60 challenge cards and solutions. The challenge cards start with beginner and go to expert levels giving players, ages eight and up, a chance to challenge themselves to higher leveled challenges. Paths can’t intersect so the challenge is to stretch the putty along pathways, over bridges, and around blockers to complete the challenge card.
Ages three and up can take part in the silly game, Heads Talk Tails Walk, from Think Fun. The goal is to match up hidden body tiles to match the head and the body of different animals. If you don’t have a match, you have to walk and talk like the animals. Makes for some great memories!
Tanya Mini Pal is a cutie standing tall at 13 inches! She is a gorgeous little darling that’s perfectly sized for girls of all ages. Her beauty is mesmerizing with soft, long auburn, wavy hair and light brown eyes!
Razor is known for some incredible ride-on toys. Now, they have released an electric longboard! Riders, ages nine and up, can ride this bamboo board up to ten miles per hour using a wireless, handheld remote. With a push or pull of a button, riders can increase and decrease their speed with the handheld remote for 40 minutes of continuous use before a recharge is needed. Not only can children and teens ride the RazorX Longboard Electric Skateboard but it can bear the weight up to 220 pounds making it a toy for adults, too!
Aquabeads are not new but the system that comes with this box is a genius new addition to Aquabeads. Place the beads on the flip top tray to arrange the design of whatever animal… or create your very own design then spray the beads with water to allow the beads to gel together. No dangerous heating which means your children can do it all by themselves! With the new flip top tray, the creation your child makes can be flipped off the tray instantly without having to wait for it to dry.
The loved Calico Critters are showing up as a SURPRISE for your children. Blind bags are becoming an obsession in children, they love the anticipation of finding out which character is hiding inside the packaging. Which one of these eight characters will your child wind up with? Or maybe they will find the extra special “mystery character”. Collect them all.
Use it as an addition to your other Calico Critter set or your child can play individually with the new, adorable Calico Critter Ferris Wheel! Children can place their Calico Critter babies inside the Ferris wheel cages and crank the wheel in the back to make it work as a real Ferris wheel. This set includes one Toy Poodle Baby figure.
Calico Critters Nursery Friends is a great set to start your Calico Critter collection with. Calico Critters can be played with individually and are great for small, on the go needs or they can be used to play within one of the Calico Critter sets. This particular set comes with Hopscotch Rabbit baby, Hazelnut Chipmunk baby, and Persian Cat baby in their nursery clothing. Notice the emblem and their shoes match? The set isn’t complete without some sort of accessory. Calico Critters has that covered too with the additional hat, drink bottle, and nursery school bag.
The Flip-Out! Sequin Plush Play Ice Cream is a combination of a toy, pillow, and even decor for your child’s room. The sparkly flip-sequence flips easily and gives a child some stress-relief! Its measurements are 15 inches long by 9.6 inches wide by 2 inches deep. Use coupon code myfourandmore at checkout to receive 15% off.
Unicorns, baby doll, a bath time… what more could a little girl ask for?! This doll from Adora has it all. Children can play in the tub, at the beach, or in their bedroom with the BathTime Baby Unicorn. There is no need for designating it a “bath toy” only because it can be machine washed, making it clean regardless of where the doll may have been played with the day before! She can have her bathrobe removed while still wearing her adorable sewn-in bathing suit at all times underneath! Use coupon code myfourandmore at checkout to receive 15% off.
Get creative this Easter with this lightweight, amazing dough, Air Dough. Inside the “Garden World” kit, you will find six vibrant colors, six basic tools, and instructions on how your child can make their first masterpiece. Perfect for ages three and up, Air Dough won’t stick to fabric and is virtually mess free! It is not for eating BUT if your child gets a little in their mouth (we know how children are sometimes), the Air Dough is non-toxic and gluten-free. It dries overnight for a lasting masterpiece!
My Fairy Garden is not just another fairy garden, children do not just put plants in the garden but they PLANT their very own garden with enclosed soil and quick-germinating seeds. Then can watch it grow a little more each day as they play. It’s a toy but also a way to teach children how to tend to a garden and connect with nature.
One way to get older children active instead of just sitting on the edge of the pool to soak up the sun is by providing them with toys such as the PlayMonster Aqua Diver. Throw the squid in the water and as soon as it hits the water, a timer will begin. Kids (or even adults) can race to see who can find the squid from the bottom of the pool, hit the timer and beat either their own time or compete against each other’s time.
The Free-Wheelin’ Balance Bike from PlayMonster is a bike that can be used both indoors and outdoors. It allows children to increase their balance by starting out with three wheels and then move to two wheels once they have mastered balancing on three wheels. Since children are pushing the bike with their feet, they are also getting a good bit of exercise. Smooth tires make riding indoors acceptable by parents!
Snuggle, sleep, or even play with Moosh-Moosh Plush Buddies. One of the softest, squishiest pillow on the market with different characters to choose from. They are made from 100% polyester and loved by ALL ages!
Another form of Moosh-Moosh Plushies is the Moosh-Moosh Sequence Plushies. Children can still snuggle with these ultra-soft plushies but can also change the plushie’s face! The sequence can be flipped easily from one side to the next, creating a whole new look for their plushie.
This may look like a real high chair but don’t let the realistic look fool you, it is for baby dolls. You child will love the realness of there very own high chair. The Adora Highchair fits dolls up to 16 inches. There is no assembly required (parents shout hooray!). The seat is very easy to remove and is 100% machine washable. It even has it’s own security belt to teach your child safety at an early age!
Artie 3000, the Coding Robot takes creativity to a whole new level. Children insert a marker of their color choice into the robot, enter coding information into an app and then they can watch Artie draw the exact design that THEY designed! It is a mix of art with practical technology. They can program when the robot places the pen down, what direction it will turn, at what degree it turns and the number of turns before it lifts the pen back up. Unlimited designs can be made since YOU create the design!
A Rubik’s Twist Keychain allows design on the go! Instead of picking up their phone or iPod, children (or even adults) can play with the Rubik’s Twist Keychain to occupy the time. Rubik’s helps stimulate the brain. This is great for one who likes to keep their hands occupied!
Aimed for the beginner, the Rubik’s Junior Puppy gives even the younger children a chance to test their skills without being overwhelmed. The 3x2x1 puzzle is an easy to grip puzzle that is challenging for the younger children yet a great bridge to step to the more challenging, original Rubik’s Cube.
Now, children and adults alike can take their Rubik’s skill to the next level with the Rubik’s Tactile Cube. Each color has its own textured design which allows the player to attempt to figure the Rubik’s Cube with their eyes closed or in the dark. This is also a great tool for someone who has desires sensory stimulation. In addition, someone who is blind can now enjoy the chance to play with a Rubik’s Cube.
Ten games all in one, Glow Battle Game by Starlux Games offers challenges for two to twenty people for 20-90 minutes of fun in each game! Geared towards ages eight and up, glow battles challenge players in speed, strategy, and teamwork. The battery operated weapons of light and wristbands give unique gameplay for hours of fun with friends and family! The Starlux Games are especially great for birthday parties, family gatherings, and sleepovers with friends!
SMITCO Pop Beads Jewelry Making Set is perfect for girls, ages three and up. Even the smaller children can make jewelry with this 725 piece jewelry making craft kit. Make headbands, bracelets, rings, and letters by snapping the beads into place. There is not any threading, cutting, or tieing knots involved which makes it easy for children to make their very own jewelry from start to finish without needing mom or dads help!
Time to take a water balloon war to the next level with Bunch O Balloons Splash to Win Rotten Egg Water Balloons. If getting wet wasn’t enough, now, being hit by a water balloon with a rotten egg smell will definitely up the anty to dodge the water balloon from hitting you. Bunch O Balloons fills 100 water balloons AND ties them all in 60 seconds!
Children ages two and up can get a feel for putting puzzles together with the new That’s Silly Zoo Animals Puzzle by Haba. The puzzle pieces are all the same shape and size which allows children to create their own picture! It gives a child the chance to be creative but also helps them develop the motor skills needed to attach the puzzle pieces together.
It is never too young to start a little girl off with baby dolls. Although, some dolls are too heavy and too hard for a very small child to hold. The Snug Up Doll is perfect for children big and very small. The body is extremely soft and lightweight making it easy to carry around, snuggle up with at night (and naps), and yet is adorable as can be!
Wrap their tail around your arm and wear these sweet little Pomsies. Pomsies are interactive stuffed animals that have light up eyes and sound effects. Pretend to feed your Pomsie, pet them, and even dance with them!
The Pomsie Poos can be taken anywhere because of their heart-shaped keychain clasps. They are half the size of the Pomsies. Just a perfect addition to your child’s bookbag, purse, or stroller!